Course Title: Develop and implement a business plan
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2013
Course Code: BUSM6247C
Course Title: Develop and implement a business plan
School: 650T TAFE Business
Campus: City Campus
Program: C6116 - Advanced Diploma of Advertising
Course Contact : Sally Parrott
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5175
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Mobile: 0412 715 222
Nominal Hours: 60
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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This unit applies to individuals who are running an organisation or who take a senior role in determining the effective functioning and success of the organisation. As such, they may oversee the work of a number of teams and other managers.
Business plans are critical tools for business growth and development. They will vary depending on the needs of the organisation. This unit covers the typical elements of a business plan and the standard approaches to be used in implementing a business plan.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
BSBMGT617A Develop and implement a business plan
3. Respond to performance data
3.1. Analyse performance reports against planned objectives
1. Develop a business plan
1.1. Review and evaluate pre-existing strategic, business and operational plan, if available
2. Monitor performance
2.1. Communicate business plan to all relevant parties and ensure understanding of performance requirements and timeframes
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to run a business operation and covers the steps required to develop and implement a business plan.
Details of Learning Activities
One hour lectures
Teacher led tutorials
Course introduction, assessment overview, teaching program overview, student administration requirements
Major assignment - Business Plan overview
- a strategy plan
- a marketing plan
- a finance plan
- an HR plan
- a production plan
- a purchasing plan
Align students into pairs
Students to choose an existing business or a hypothetical business on which to do major assignment
Discuss chosen business with teacher for approval
(easter break 28/3-4/4 inclusive)
Draft plan outlines for teacher review
Evaluation plan - how the businesds plan will be measured/monitored against plan objectives
Develop PPT presentation of plan overview
Student presentations and hand in Business Plan document
Writing your business plan for small business success, by Ian Brit, published by Pearson
Class notes Internet searches
Overview of Assessment
Students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular competency to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.
Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including assignments, journals, presentation and written or test. Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.
ASSESSMENT 1: (Major Assignment)
Students will work in pairs to devlop and write a Business Plan on an organization of their choice (verify choice with teacher)
Assignment due in Week 14
Remaing in pairs, students will develop a secondary plan on how and when specific performance criteria will be measured and monitored against Business Plan objectives
Students (in pairs) will present a 10 minute overview presentation (PPT) of their Business Plan
More detailed assessment sheets for each assessment task will be dissememinated throughout course delivery.
Submission requirements: All assessment tasks need to be submitted via Blackboard
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Full details on how this course is assessed against the Unit elements and performance criteria plus critical aspects of evidence can be found in the Learning and Assessment Tool available from your course teacher.
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